It was exciting for me, as a clinical nutritionist, to roll out the 4-week clean eating challenge and now it is almost finished. I want to extend my heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you who are participating in the challenge, and for those who missed out or who wanted to know more, I thought that it would be great to share what it was all about and how the participants are finding it.
Since I was very young, my parents encouraged me to be physically active. I remember my dad always taking me for long walks when I was only 3! Then, when I turned four, they both decided to enroll me in swimming lessons, thinking it was important for me to learn how to survive in the water.
Are you looking to maximize your workout performance and get the most out of your exercise routine? One of the crucial factors in achieving your fitness goals is proper nutrition, especially before your workout. Pre-workout meals play a significant role in supplying your body with the necessary energy and nutrients to power through your exercise session. Just like a car needs fuel to run smoothly, your body requires the right nutrients to power through intense exercise routines.
Here are 10 healthy foods you can incorporate into your pre-workout meal to ensure you're energized, focused, and ready to crush your workout.
Growing up I was heavily involved in sport, enjoying netball, running, swimming, athletics, and dancing. At age 13 I decided I was going to become a professional dancer and my heart was set. Little did I know that journey would bring me from Auckland, New Zealand across to Melbourne at age 17, eager to pursue my dancing dreams.
In short, YES! The question of whether exercise can lower hypertension (blood pressure) has been answered through strong scientific research. Hypertension, characterised by elevated blood pressure levels, is a chronic condition that needs to be addressed and exercise can be a great start!
Muscle condition, a critical component of overall physical health, begins to deteriorate as part of the natural aging process. While the exact age at which this decline commences can vary among individuals, several factors contribute to the onset of muscle deterioration, including genetics, lifestyle choices, physical activity levels, and hormonal changes.
We delve into the world of functional fitness, exploring its benefits, applications, and recommended exercises to integrate into a personalised workout program.